Entertainment (46)

Thursday, 28 November 2019 14:36

Richie Stephens Denies Rape Allegations

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Veteran musician Richie Stephens was put in an uncomfortable situation recently when a member of his current Australian tour accused him of sexual assault.

In a lengthy post on Instagram, the entertainer denied the allegations.

“I have been a professional musician for over 30 years touring the world, and my record remains unblemished,” he said. “The matter has been thoroughly investigated by authorities who found no merit in their attempt to smear my good name.”

Though he did not name the accuser, Richie noted that the individual is no longer part of his tour.

The 52-year-old singer said that despite the attempts to tarnish his name, he will continue to represent Jamaica to the best of his ability.

“The malicious behaviour of others shall not deter me from my professional approach to my craft,” he said. “I will continue to make sure the Jamaican flag flies high everywhere I go. Thank you for your continued faith in me, and I wish continued success to them even as our paths diverge.”

Downsound music producer Cordell’ Skatta’ Burrell is ecstatic that Elephant Man’s song 'Find It' is occupying the pole position  atop BBC Radio 1Xtra disc jockey Seani B’s Toppa Top Shellas music charts last week.

Friday, 22 November 2019 20:17

Chronic Law page hacked!!!

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Dancehall artiste Chronic Law is upset that hackers have taken over his Instagram, email and Youtube pages and are attempting to extort him for US$10,000 to regain control of the pages.


Wednesday, 20 November 2019 15:04

Sly and Robbie head list of Reggae Grammy Nominees 2020

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The 2020 Grammy nominations have just been released and with the highly anticipated ‘Best Reggae Album’ nominees, reggae lovers are excited to see who will take home the award. This year’s nominees are: RAPTURE - Koffee AS I AM - Julian Marley THE FINAL BATTLE: SLY & ROBBIE VS. ROOTS RADICS - Sly & Robbie & Roots Radics MASS MANIPULATION - Steel Pulse MORE WORK TO BE DONE - Third World

Saturday, 16 November 2019 17:43

Koffee has the most streamed single this year

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When it comes to streaming songs out of Jamaica, Kartel is the streaming king but he doesn't hold the top spot for the most stream single. That coveted spot is the sole province of Koffee's Toast which beat all comers to grab the pole position with 3.91 million streams over the past 12 months. Tommy Lee's Blessing is in the number two spot having racked up 3.49 million streams. Teejay's Owna Lane shows up strong at #3 with 3.02 million streams while Kartel, slips to #4 with 'Any Weather' (2.41) and Squash rounds out the top five with  'Beat Dem Bad' (2.03).
Friday, 15 November 2019 22:35

Andon and Open Soul team up for 'Give It to You'

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Pop musician Andon recently teamed up with his best friend and collaborator OpenSoul to record his first single, 'Give It To You' which was released in the Artekal lable over the summer to several streaming and digital platforms. The pop-reggae flavoured single is doing well in several international markets.

The streets have been responding to dancehall deejay Iyara's new image, lyrical content and branding since his departure from the Alliance several months ago.

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 15:41


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Dancehall producer Jahvy, riding a wave of recent dancehall hits, has inked a brand ambassador contract with apparel company Western Sports.
Sunday, 27 October 2019 18:22

Tessanne and Brandon Tie The Knot

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Songstress Tessanne Chin has apparently said 'I do' to her lover and father of her unborn child, Brandon, in a wedding ceremony performed earlier this month.
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 20:24

Red Bull clash set to explode on November 2

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All lyrical guns will be blazing during the inaugural Jamaica leg of the Red Bull Culture Clash, scheduled for the National Arena in St Andrew on Saturday, November 2.
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